Fonds MC 2263 - Correspondence of Francis Joseph Cresswell of King's Lynn

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MC 2263

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Correspondence of Francis Joseph Cresswell of King's Lynn

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  • 1841-1870 (Creation)

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1 envelope of papers

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(19th century)

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Francis Cresswell (1789-1861, mayor of Lynn, 1845), and his wife Rachel (1803-1888), daughter of Joseph Fry (1777-1861) and his wife Elizabeth Fry, née Gurney (1780-1845), lived at Bank House, King's Lynn. Their children were Francis Joseph (1822-1882, John Addison (b 1824), Samuel Gurney (1827-1867), William Edward (b 1835), Gerard Oswin (b 1837), Oswald (b 1839), Harriet Frances Elizabeth (b 1842).

Francis Cresswell, F.J. Cresswell, G.F.A. Cresswell and S.A. Gurney were partners in Gurneys, Birkbeck, Barclay, Buxton and Cresswell's Bank at King's Lynn (later Barclay's Bank).

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(1822-1882)

Biographical history

Eldest son of Francis Cresswell (1789-1861) and his wife Rachel (1803-1888), née Fry, of Bank House, King's Lynn. He married the Hon. Charlotte Frances Georgina Gough, a daughter of Lord Calthorpe, in 1850 and they set up home at 3 King Street, King's Lynn.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 21 December 2011 (ACC 2011/236). Catalogued 7 February 2012 (SM).

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0b8b342b-044b-42a1-823b-fadb3e00c6bd

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Created 13/03/2006 by Droip. Modified 24/08/2018 by Droip.

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